By Louise DeSalvo
Louise DeSalvo dangers all, within the corporation of Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf, Henry Miller, and Madam Recamier. by way of filtering the tale of her personal husband's affair via other's tales, she revels within the continually intriguing delusion and tells from the customarily painful truth of adultery. The conclusions she attracts, and the stability she unearths in her marriage and in others, make ADULTERY a enjoyable, poignant, and compassionate e-book.
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Well, no. I think it's important that their lives aren't destroyed, and that they survive, even flourish. " Would you like to talk to the woman I talked to in Iowa? Maybe it was the same woman that Waller talked to in writing The Bridges of Madison County. '' Well, it depends on what you call moral. " Yes, certainly. " Times, it seems, haven't changed. Then there is the retaliatory adultery story. As in Nora Ephron's Heartburn (which attacks her ex-husband). As in Flaubert's Madame Bovary (which attacks his lover Louise Colet, among others, as Colet's biographer Francine du Plessix Gray points out).
Remember, please, to make a full disclosure of whatever illicit moments there have been in your private life, no matter how insignificant they may seem to you, before running for public office. Realize that, as Kinsey observed, people who know your private business won't talk about it publicly unless they have a political reason or a vengeful reason to do so. Realize that, as Kinsey observed, even if they have done the same kind of thing themselves, especially if they have done the same kind of things themselves, they won't be empathic toward your transgressions.
When you visit them, though, this love nest smells of despair. One day, for whatever reason, he can't take it anymore. He takes all the pills from the medicine cabinet, swallows them, goes into the kitchen, takes the butcher knife and stabs himself in the heart. When she comes home, she finds him. There is blood everywhere, even on the pictures of their children. The adultery that, while it lasts, seems not to damage the marriage of either party, that does not end either marriage, perhaps because the adulterous couple have been smart enough to keep their mouths shut.
ADULTERY by Louise DeSalvo